Lives and works in New York


New York Academy of Art MFA Sculpture

Surat Shabad School, Inner Thunder Collective under Paramatma Siri Sadnha

Esoteric Studies with FrankAndrews

BFA Sculpture Maryland Institute College of Art
The New York Studio School, MFA atelier with Bruce Gagnier,
Awards International Women's Foundation Die Hogue for new genre fiction, performance and visual arts selected bt a stella Rollig,BMKK selected by Stella Rollig,,NoelHis Sculpure Award , McNay Art Institute,Mildred Perl Kaplan Award,Maryland Art Institute,Outstanding former student San Antonio College



August 23,2018

RAICES Poetry reading Elizabeth Street Garden, organized by April Valencia, with Alexis Cheung,Doreen St. Felix, Ana de Portela,Iva Dexit Crystal Hanak, Kyle Lucia, Coco Mellars Hidayna,Mayuk Sen

June - August 2018

Madame Anna Tarot, Sundays -1-4pm Elizabeth Street Garden NYC

Met Museum, New York Activism , Ritual & Monument Gallery Talk by Ana de Portela Thursday 11a-2p

8th Annual New York City Poetry Festival, Featured Visual Artist , Intergalactic Love Wish Tree Installation, Performance , Governors Island, July27,28 2018 11a-6pm


Con Safos, Contemporary Chicano art from the Joe A. Diaz Collection, Christina’s World by Ana de Portela, photograph,National Museum of Mexican Art ,Chicago
Wall Power, the Dallas Contemporary curated by Joan Davidow, Venice Biennial,Aperto, Teatro Malibran curated by Klaus Bisenbach and Dan Graham, writing on The Wall Hitand Run 303 gallery curated by Lisa SpellmanWord ofMouth,traveling exhibitionPalais des Beaux Arts
curated by:
Dirk Snauweart,Chemistry is Beauty, Eigen& Art, AmerikaHaus,Leipzig, BerlinUnder Thirty, Galerie Metropol, curated by Erik Oppenheim,ViennaSelections ,Drawing Center (curated by James Elaine) BWKK artist in residence museum quartierDepot curated by Stella Rollig. Un Torta sin Sabor, Reina Sofia Madrid curated by Berta Sichel, Massimo Gioni & Maurizio Cattelan pop- up"Virgins" Family Business ,curated by Marilyn Minter NYC.

photo by Deborah Keller-Rihn

photo by Deborah Keller-Rihn